International haulage is crucial for many UK fleets, with thousands of operators completing European contracts and many European hauliers doing likewise across the UK. UK government statistics highlight that, from July 2018 to June 2019, international road freight activity completed by UK-registered HGVs saw an increase of 5% in the amount of goods moved compared to the previous 12 months, with a total of 5.5bn tonne-kms. In many cases, such routes mean that a driver can cross through several countries […]
Waste and recycling contractor Viridor has signed a new three-year tyre management contract with Bandvulc covering in the South West of England from Cornwall to West Sussex and Wales that will see a drive to improve the life of the 300 vehicles’ tyres.
MT’s latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco Lubricants, reveals the value of being smart. There’s much talk of the squeezed middle in British politics but the latest UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report confirms the emergence of savvy operators forming a smart middle within road transport. These operators are pulling forward their purchasing to beat Euro-6, providing services to external clients via their in-house workshops, and making use of the latest technology to optimise the running […]